The Sports Gene

Author: David Epstein
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101622636
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In this controversial and engaging exploration of athletic success and the so-called 10,000-hour rule, David Epstein tackles the great nature vs. nurture debate and traces how far science has come in solving it.

The Sports Gene

Author: David J. Epstein
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781471247118
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Through revealing conversations with leading scientists and Olympic champions, and interviews with athletes who have rare genetic mutations or physical traits, Epstein forces us to rethink the very nature of sport.

Gene Doping In Sports

Author: Angela J. Schneider
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080463476
Size: 47.70 MB
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I. The Development of Current Programs to Counter Drug Abuse in Sports II. A
Potential New Challenge for Sports: Genetic Doping It is a safe bet that virtually
all of the traits of living creatures are determined and shaped by a combination of
 ...

Magic Yosemite Winters

Author: Gene Rose
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781893057005
Size: 30.67 MB
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Author and historian Rose chronicles the story of winter in Yosemite.

Genetic And Evolutionary Diversity

Author: Laurence Martin Cook
Publisher: Garland Science
ISBN: 9780748743360
Size: 48.67 MB
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This concise book serves as an effective introduction to some of the pivotal of evolutionary biology. The second edition is expanded to include both plants and animals.

Genetic Technology And Sport

Author: Claudio Tamburrini
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134293410
Size: 42.66 MB
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If the social impact of gene transfer technology is likely to be unprecedented, its
effect on sport will be just as momentous. Some of the predictions for the effect of
the genetic revolution have been grave. The human genome has been called the
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The Whistleblower

Author: Bob Katz
Publisher: ForeEdge from University Press of New England
ISBN: 1611687101
Size: 63.10 MB
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Critics, most prominently David Epstein in his book The Sports Gene, argued that
natural talent (Usain Bolt, Michael Jordan) was the indispensable ingredient to
success in sports and, by implication, other fields as well. “We've tested over ten ...

The Alamo

Author: Frank Thompson
Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing
ISBN: 1461734355
Size: 12.45 MB
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Now, all who know me will tell you that I am no sports fan. In fact, I seem to be
missing the sports gene altogether, much to my family's dismay. Nevertheless, I
walked out of the gift shop with a new baseball cap on my head. On the front of
the ...

The Sport Business Future

Author: A. Smith
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230513697
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The Sport Business Future examines the impact of powerful changes on the business of sport, including human-computer interfaces, gene therapy and artificial intelligence.